Rejoice and be glad! Hava Nagila (2007) Choreography: Mark Yonally Costume Design: Joshua Allard Dancers: Rich Ashworth, Samantha O’Connell, Christine Thielke, Kirsten Uttich, Jessica Williams, Hannah Wilson, Jennifer Pfaff Yonally, Mark Yonally Chicago Tap Theatre
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Mark Yonally of Chicago Tap Theatre performs with Marc Smith, creator of the Poetry Slam and CTT’s 2013 Inspiration Award Honoree at Merit School of Music, Gottlieb Hall
Friday, March 22, 2013. Chicago Tap Theatre’s Tap and Tastings Benefit. Gottlieb Hall at The Merit School of Music. Fantastic offering of locally produced artisanal food and drinks, music performances, live and silent auctions and tap dance. This year’s Inspiration Award Honoree is Marc Smith, creator of the Poetry Slam and longtime Chicago Tap Theatre [...]
Tanner Carlson at Chicago Tap Theatre’s annual benefit, Tap and Tastings. Gottlieb Hall at The Merit School of Music.
December 20, 2012 marks the end of the 5125-year-long cycle in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar. If you were to believe the rumors, this marks the end of the world as we know it. I think I’m ok with that. The world could use a bit of an upgrade: more joy and less hopelessness. More community and [...]
Tappers are so cool. Chicago Tap Theatre proves this theory time and time again. Just check out the video below “BeatCracker in a Nutshell” from their recent show, Tidings of Tap (read Syd Smith’s review in the Tribune here). Become inspired and sign up for Mark’s tap class at Joel Hall Dancers and Center.
Many studios have a list of recommended attire for each kind of dance class, so ask your teacher or check out their website or class schedule prior to your first class. Below are basic guidelines for what to wear for your first tap and flamenco dance class
How to Extend the Life of Your Dance Shoes Recommendations from Chicago Dance Supply Canvas shoes (ballet and jazz): Canvas shoes are preferred by dancers who like to “feel the floor”. They’re less expensive but wear out faster than leather. Here are some things you can do to help preserve your canvas shoes: 1. Alternate [...]